Going for the Fences : The Minor League Home Run Record Book

Bob McConnell

In Going for the Fences, SABR researcher Bob McConnell has painstakingly compiled statistics, facts, and stories about home run records in the minor leagues from the nineteenth century through 2008- the only reference work dedicated to the minor league home run. Records in more than 50 categories are listed, and helpful annotation throughout enables the researcher or casual fan to place statistics in context. Categories include: - Players with 150 or more career home runs in the minor leagues - Interesting facts about the top 100 career home run hitters - Top ten career home run hitters by league - The evolution of the season home run record - The most 20 HR, 30 HR, 40 HR, 50 HR, and 60 HR seasons - Most home runs in a season by two teammates - Most home runs in a season by three teammates - Clubs with 200 or more home runs in a season - Year-by-year home run leaders by leagues